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-- america is in serious problems with respect to health care. virtually every other developed country has a better system than we do. ours is costly. in places it's ineffective. it's deeply troubled. the time has come to really see that people who have no insurance can get insurance. now, the good part about this bill is that it is structured so that it is phased in. so that over time we can watch it. we can change it. for example, this next year, small business tax credits go in place and $5 billion is available for insurance for those who have been denied because of preconditions. so these people will be able to get insurance right away. things like the exchange and the public option come on line on 2014. so the bill, in a sense, is incremental. we can watch it. we can change it. the important thing is that we debate it. there be a free flow of amendments. that some will pass, some will fall. the bill will go to conference. it has to be reconciled with the house bill. so we're at the beginning now of what is a great national and key debate. >> senator lieberman, let me pick up with wher
in the climate change summit. china, america, and india still undecided. leaders will get what is needed. india's economy gives it more global clout. we will be looking at what that means when its prime minister meets president obama. the man in charge of britain's iraq war inquiry promises a full account. more than a dozen missing after sunday's disaster in indonesia. officials say the vessel was overloaded. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, and 11:00 p.m. in the australian capital, where the prime minister has been speaking to the bbc about next month's climate change summit. it is billed as a make or break even the leaders of india, china, and america have not bought their ticket yet. without them, what is possible? >> we're working toward a copenhagen agreement. this is a tough process. forging an agreement across so many different countries is a difficult process. having discussed this atlanta with the prime minister of denmark, the president of the united states, and some discussions with the chinese president, we have the capacity to lead an agreement at copenhagen. one
for our troops, it's a mistake for our budget, it's a mistake for america's power, and it's a mistake to keep a war going because there's always a chance it could run into another war. >> well, most of your democratic colleagues agree with this sentiment and the voting you're recommending right now. will they vote against the president on this escalation? >> i can't predict that. i'm hopeful that they'll listen to what people are saying back home. because back home, people, where i'm from in cleveland, they're worried about jobs, they're worried about saving their homes, they're worried about their retirement securities, their investments, worried about their pensions, worried about whether they're going to have health care or not. this war, at a point, starts to seem like some grand distraction almost in excess. we have to ask if our leaders are really in touch with the people while there's a separation between the financial economy and the real economy, between wall street and main street. and meanwhile we're talking about a war, expanding it, are you kidding me? >> well, maybe we'v
and what we have asked is that america come to this capitol, fill up these capitol grounds, fill up this building, be here for a press conference at noon tomorrow over on the west side of the capitol steps and we will have members of congress that are here tonight, michelle bachmann, tom price, michael burgess and others along with jon voight and this will be a meeting tomorrow at the west steps of the capitol and stay on the hill because you will have taken the hill. and i yield. mr. hoekstra: we got a call and two people from oregon saying, we're coming, we will be there on thursday. late tuesday night, they were wondering what they could do to have an impact. they said we are coming from oregon to be there on thursday. another one of our colleagues reported tonight, we don't know how many people are going to show up. but there are 10 buses coming from new jersey. tonight he said -- 24 buses coming from his congressional district in new jersey tomorrow to be here today with us. and we don't know exactly what's going to happen, but it's a clear indication that in four, five short d
in restrain themselves to do more than their duty. capitalism has worked well in america, and we should be thankful. it has only worked well because we have the government guided by a constitution that proscribes legitimate, necessary limits. in so far as government obeys those limits, capitalism will survive. and we will prosper. i find america to be a nation by a large among nations in the world not much in need of prayer. we are prosperous, we're happy, we're living, we are gentle, we are kind. we have risked our own peace to defend the freedoms of others. we are a good mission. here is my prayer for america. i pray that america should have a government that is smart enough to know the goodness of its people, in a decent enough to respected. in respect it by restraining itself. [applause] >> think you, mr. majority leader. >> i did not realize i would disagree with dick on the subject of whether american needs prayer. i think this is a moment where america desperately needs prayer. this country is in a real crisis, and we have people suffering like they have not been suffering since
want you to listen. >> we liberated more than 25 million afghans. now america and our 25 nato allies and 17 partner nations are standing with the afghan people as they defend their free society. the enemy is determined. the terrain is harsh and the battle is difficult, but our coalition will stay in this fight. we will not let the taliban or al qaeda return to power, and afghanistan will never again be a safe haven for terrorists. >> president bush acknowledged then that the incoming administration faced a volatile situations in several hot spots, especially along afghanistan's border with pakistan. well, for more than 20 years he endured a private hell. doctors thought he was in a coma, but he was cautioonscious along unable to speak and now he tells cnn about his nightmare. as seven suspects are charged with a terror incident in mumbai, last year's terror attacks could have been worse. meet one man who might have served thousands of train travelers that day. >>> and is it a bird or a plane? well, no, some say it's a rocket man trying to do what no other man trying to do what no oth
just out in paper back guilty liberal victims and their assault on america. great stuff on sarah palin i will be referencing later. -- the partisan divide how this is automatically reflex democrats against republicans. isn't it an issue where politicians staked out their turf with little regard for the facts? >> i am glad you asked me that. there were things like that where democrats worried about poor security. some democrats on our side this argument we are at war. the democrats want to treater wrists like they are defendants and saying no it's a war. it's an argument when the cases were going to the supreme court. even when he was captured on american soil no it should be a military tribunal. >> have they moved into any suburban neighborhoods opened up shops in any malls? have they raped or murdered anybody? >> the main problem isn't security. >> the main problem is in the head. >> the main problem is not security as you seem to think. although your arguments we can handle it, we can hand tell. new york city handled 9-11 honorably and heroically. it's not that you want another 9-11
, not to consider this question, america's in serious problems with respect to health care. virtually every other developed country has a better system than we do. ours is costly, it's ineffective, deeply troubled and the time has come to see that people who have no insurance can get insurance. the good part of this bill, it is structured so that over time it is phased in. this next year small business tax credits go in place, and $5 billion is available for insurance for those who have been denied because of pre-existing conditions, these people will be able to get insurance right away. things like the exchange and the public auction come on line in 2014. the bill in a sense is incremental. we can watch it, we can change it. the bill will go to conference, has to be reconciled with a house bill, we're at the beginning of what is a great national and key debate. >> let me pick up with, the votes. >> are you a no vote on this bill? >> i voted last night to go ahead with the debate, because i want us to do something about health care reform, i don't think anybody feels this bill as senator reed put
, they come from all across america, far from home now, 130,000 men and americans -- men and women serving in iraq. coming up, a look of the bravest. the soldiers will tell you their story in three minutes. one airline is in the middle of damage control. one man in the cockpit was told that he was too high a fly. trace: afghanistan has been getting most of america's attention lately as the president decides on sending reinforcements. there are still 130,000 american men and women serving in iraq. as of yesterday 4362 united states troops have been killed in operation iraqi freedom. 16,000 single mothers were serving in iraq and afghanistan at the end of 2006. the average age of u.s. troops in iraq is 26. accordingly that was also the average age for u.s. casualties. molly is live at a u.s. military base in eastern baghdad. >> i am not far from soder city, this is one of the few places you will still find american troops inside of the city after the 30th. they are still getting used to their new advisory non-combat role. >> today's mission for charlie company is providing protection for a c
as a public service by america's cable companies. coming up this thanksgiving day, director steven spielberg received the liberty medal at the national constitution center. then, remarks from the former undersecretary of defense, paul wolfowitz on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. after that, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes o
>>> good morning, america. on this tuesday, november 24th, breaking news. the moment of decision has arrived. our reporter says that the president will announce troops for afghanistan next tuesday night. and we have the latest. >>> massive warning about baby cribs. 2 million called back. the biggest recall in history. we show you why. >>> the lion in the last days. vicki kennedy, breaking her silence about senator ted kennedy's long battle with brain cancer. >>> family of 14. we see what life is like now for the octomom almost a year after. an exclusive interview. ♪ the time is now and now the wait is over ♪ >>> and the wait is over. rihanna takes center stage in the crossroads of the world, performing live only on "gma." >>> and good morning, to all of you. diane sawyer with robin roberts. and outside our window, we can see a wave of people pouring in for the rihanna concert. that's coming up at the end of the broadcast. >>> we have breaking news to begin with this morning. >> we do. president obama's advisers say a decision is coming on whether to send more troops to afghan
as a result of the contributions of the european union, america and some of the richest countries of the world. we will do everything in our power to secure a climate change agreement in copenhagen. >> thank you, mr. speaker. whatever are the individual speakers on afghanistan there's clarity on the mission. the prime minister has said we're in afghanistan to protect british people against terrorism. and yet almost in the same breath threatens to pull out of the country if president karzai can't clean up his corrupt government. these are contradictory messages they are sending out mixed signals. can the prime minister now square that circle?vu >> we are in the country because of the threat to britain. a threat that has been seen over eight years as a result of projected and actual terrorist defenses in our country. three-quarters of which come from afghanistan and pakistan and mainly the borders of pakistan. that is why we are there to protect the streets of britain. i was right to ask president karzai to give us assurances about how in his second term he would tackle corruption. he has now an
, anthony, america's largest banks are raising the cost now of paying with plastic? >> reporter: they have been for quite a while, katie. bank of america sent out this notice to 40 million credit card customers today. to put into plain english, the rates and fees they can expect. the bank and its competitors have been raising interest rates in recent months with some bow rohrers now paying well over 20%. your credit card company may be about to send you a holiday greeting. the cost of using your credit card is going up. half of all lenders plan to raise interest rates and reduce credit limits on their most qualified borrowers, according to a resent survey by the federal reserve. >> it's a crime. it's crazy. total crime. >> reporter: sandy knight of dallas just received a letter from citibank increasing the interest rate on her card to 29.99%. she tried to fight it, but citibank wouldn't budge. >> so i said, well, i really hope you can sleep at night. >> reporter: the reign of terror continues. they're doing what they do because they can. >> reporter: adam levin of credit.com says the banks
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
dedicated funding to cover all of new york city's added security costs? >> i think that is fair. america was attack on september the 11th. that was of national consequence. although the trial will be hosted in new york, it seems to me that new york should not bear the burden alone. this is a national -- >> so you will recommend, and i presume, fight for these funds from omb which we know sometimes has other things on its mind. >> with your help -- >> you have my full and undivided help. i just don't want mayor bloomberg, the commissioner. they didn't make the decision, but they stepped up to the plate and willingly agreed. i don't think either they or new york city, new york state should be left hanging out there paying any of the costs of this, and i take it you fully agree with that. >> i don't disagree with that at all. >> okay. second question, and just one other thing on this. there may be other costs that we can't envision, and i take it we're wanot going to find someby saying this wasn't in an original application or on an original request. i take it there will be flexibility and
that can malfunction and they were sold at some of the most popular stores in america. >> reporter: at the sugar and spice oig daycare in lafayette, louisiana, they are scrambling to figure out what to do with dozens of cribs now part of the nation's largest crib recall. >> it really is disturbing. we need to take care of it while we can and make sure that nobody else is hurt or injured. >> reporter: the cribs made by stork craft manufacturing have been linked to more than 100 incidents of the side rail detaching, in some cases falling off the crib completely. numerous children have been injured. four children have died. two in new york one in west virginia, and one in louisiana. the problem involves plastic hardware that can break. causing the side rail to detach from the crib. that creates a space big enough for an infant to become trapped and suffocate. >> manufacturers are putting hardware to make those sides drop down and the hardware is not substantial. >> reporter: the recalled cribs were mafred between january 1993 and october 2009. some carrying the fish
in the middle of 18 acres known as the president's park, the white house has been home to each of america's chief executives since john adams, with west and east wings added. it has undergone many changes, but the courthouse still remains a place of them recognized. divided into public and private sections, its ground and first floors are open for tours. above that are the private quarters of the family. inside the central mansion, there are 132 rooms, with a floor plan that unites the ground, state, and second floor with a centrally located oval shaped room. on the ground floor in the central space is the diplomatic reception room, with the map room, library, and china rooms complementing it on either side. one floor up is the state floor, anchored by the blue room in the center, with the state dining room at 1 did the hall, the east room at the other, and the red and green rooms of to either side of the blue state parlor. on the second-floor private residence, the yellow oval room is the central space, ordered by the treaty room, lincoln bedroom, and the queen's room to the east of it.
. the british prime minister talk about what america the allies could provide. and the beautiful game turned ugly. bond era it is that the stone- throwing crowd as they meet egypt for a key world cup qualifier. it is 7:00 in washington. barack obama is beginning his push for a bigger american role in asia and in japan, coming to the end of a busy day on his first asian tour as u.s. president. he has been holding talks with the japanese prime minister, trying to smooth ties between the two longtime allies. from tokyo, here is our correspondent. >> president obama arrived in japan still a dependable friend of the u.s. but more assertive than before. this is only the second time in half a century that an american president has had to deal with a prime -- japanese prime minister not from the liberal party. once a different relationship, -- yukio hatoyama once an equal relationship. >> there are many various practices, new issues concerning the safety policy and the systems. if you would need to be rebuilt into this agreement. >> we have to understand the future of the united states and asia is i
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afghanistan into the context of what's happening in america today. not only a trillion-dollar national debt, we're in the worst recession since the great depression the middle class is collapsing. piece in the paper today, 1 out of 4 kids in this country are on food stamps. 1 out of 8 americans. when we buy our christmas products, we're buying china products. i have real problems of expanding this war. the u.s. doing is the work that the rest of the world is doing. i want to see some international cooperation, not just from europe, russia and china. what happens in afghanistan impacts what happens in pakistan. that's enormously important. >> you know the russians aren't going to go back into afghanistan. >> i have a real problem sporting 30,000 or 40,000 more troops and hundred billions a year more on top of what we're spending in iraq. >> senator graham? >> i would like to hear the details from the president on tuesday. i would support an increase in troops that bernie just indicated about pakistan. the iranians are threatening to withdraw from talks on their nuclear program. we'll be eval
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office. a lot of new york governors not for the new york governor's race but america's mayor might just have political muscle needed to try to get into hillary clinton's old seat and flip that from blue to red. here now is david gregory, moderator of "meet the press" and mark whittaker. first of all, rudy out. doesn't seem like he wants to take on andrew quoemo who is ahead in that democratic race, but the numbers would show, david, that kirsten gillibrand and the numbers show 54 to 40% rudy would be her head-to-head. >> a real problem for the democrat physical he does try to challenge her in the senate and no question that she appears more vulnerable at this point if he wants to get back into politics. >> but, mark whittaker, when we're talking about the republicans. got to play you a little bit of what hayly barber, the head of the republican governors had to say when asked if sarah palin. i know you had him on "meet the press" and last night after the rollout of the book and the whole book tour, chris matthews on "hardball" asked him whether sarah palin is qualified to be president.
and the people of america a very, very happy thanksgiving. ladies and gentlemen -- [ applause ] -- i invite you to join me in a toast to the health and happiness of president barack obama and the first lady, mrs. obama, the friendly people of the united states of america and stronger and stronger friendship between india and the united states of america. >> cheers. cheers. >> thank you. thank you, everybody. enjoy your evening. >> larry: and the dinner begins. this is an outdoor dinner. it's under a tent on the south lawn of the white house. i've attended a couple of these. the ones i attended were inside. they hold a lot more people there. we'll have a major panel discussing all this. i want to get a word or two with sally quinn, who will be with us, the co-founder of on faith at washingtonpost.com and she's launched the party, a column on entertaining in the style tex of "the post." how important are these dinners, sally? >> i think the prime minister said it best when he said strategic partnership. you heard their toast. it wasn't anything about music, flowers -- well, it was some, but it wa
before i leave. there's some really good news for america out here on the job front and clean energy. two weeks ago on the microsoft campus out in washington state i drove a ford focus which will probably be the first american mass-produced all elk trick vehicle. this car is the bomb. when americans get an all electric car and understand how much torque an all electric car can generate, these things are like -- this is the fastest car since i was in my buddy's chevy 404 in 1968. when you hit the pedal, it's not a gas pedal, the accelerator, they'll still call it a gas pedal, unbelievable power is generated because an electric engine gives you immediate torque, internal combustion engine you have the pistons. electricity is immediate torque. everybody's been talking about electric cars because they are so efficient they can wean 9 oil addiction which is so dangerous to us. they can reduce global warming. what americans are going to really love is how fast they are and the acceleration you get from them. that's going to be a real fun thing about them. the good news is we now have an opport
challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. as president obama weighs his options in afghanistan, a strong voice of dissent has emerged challenging the american commander in afghanistan's call for another 40,000 troops for the war effort. he is the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan, karl eikenberry, and he says that only 10,000 to 15,000 more forces should be committed. eikenberry is also a former top commander in afghanistan and he says most of those extra troops should be used not in combat, but to train the afghan army. today, the head of nato also emphasized training the afghan army and police. and to that end, he said the nato allies are also pledging to send more troops. >> if we left afghanistan behind, terrorism could easily spread from afghanistan through central asia and further and destabilize pakistan, a nuclear power. that would be a very, very dangerous situation. and i think all governments realize the way ahead is transition to afghan lead so that we can handle an
head and go, i thought he was supposed to represent america? i'm wondering if they did. i'm wondering if they said anything and nothing was done. steve: apparently not. why didn't they simply interview the guy? they could is have called the guy in and interview him? brian: they had to to make him a major. steve: when he said those scary things in 2007, why didn't they investigate him because he had that secret security clearance? apparently in december he came to the attention of two joint terrorism task forces. they did an analysis. they. ed his background. they looks at his employment records and other paperwork. and the analysts concluded that the chatter was innocent, and so that is where they dropped it just a couple of months later. it didn't go any further. but critics today -- keep in mind, there are going to be investigations. remember before 9/11 in 2001, there were the bungled opportunities for the intelligence community to talk to each other. did that happen again in this particular case? that's what the government's going to be looking into. brian: we have to talk about c
and addressing key economichallenges facing america's future. and additional fundi is ovided by the following supporters -- > hello and good evening. i'm dal. >>> present obama is repoedly nearing a decision to add tens of thousands of troops to t american force in afghanistan, tugh military offials tell the sociated prs that the mber will fall short of the 40,000 request by the american commanderin afanistan. officialsay that the deployment will probably ben in january to strengthen the fense of ten key cies and towns. meanwhile,n southern afghanistan, u.s. solers and afghan pice have dcovered a hu supply of ammonium nrate. half a milli pounds of the fertiler usedin bbs targeting nato troops. and in a remo part of eastern afghantan, taliban insurgents have apparently gotten hold of a cache of american weapons the armsay have been left behind when ameran forces were driven out of two combat outposts in the kamdesh district of nuristan province lt month in a battle that killed eit u.s. soldiers. that is our "lead ocus" tonight. d we begin with this report by jonah hl. >> reporr: high in the in
challenges facing america's future. additional funding is provided by the following supporters >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. when president obama arrived in japan todaon the first stop of his first trip to asia, he came face to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader who swept into office on a promise of change. including asserting greater independence in dealing with the united states. prime minister yukio hatoyoma has kept that promise, making it clear that japan will no longer allow itself to be treated as a rubber stamp for u.s. policy, especially on the issue of american military bases. he has gotten washington's attention, and its respect. and by today, relations seemed to be warming once again. in tonight's "lead focus" the president's analysis of u.s./japanese relation. president obama arrived in japan friday afternoon, tokyo time, the first stop on a four-nation tour that will include singapore, china and south korea. shortly after his arrival, president obama met with the japanese prime minister, yukio hatoyoma. among the issues on the table, afghani
and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. >>> president obama is reportedly nearing a decision to add tens of thousands of troops to the american force in afghanistan, though military officials tell the associated press that the number will fall short of the 40,000 requested by the american commander in afghanistan. officials say that the deployment will probably begin in january to strengthen the defense of ten key cities and towns. meanwhile, in southern afghanistan, u.s. soldiers and afghan police have discovered a huge supply of ammonium nitrate. half a million pounds of the fertilizer used in bombs targeting nato troops. and in a remote part of stern afghanistan, taliban insurgents have apparently gotten hold of a cache of american weapons. the arms may have been left behind when american forces were driven out of two combat outposts in the kamdesh district of nuristan province last month in a battle that killed eight u.s. soldiers. that is o
, this is what america needs to see. it was a good interview. and of course i'm thinking, if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: just before palin resigned as alaska's governor she reveals in the book her legal bills topped $500,000 due mostly to ethics complaints. there's a $50,000 legal bill linked to the mccain campaign, part of the cost of vetting her. then a family matter involving levi johnston, father of her grandson. >> he is part of the family. he needs that too. i think he needs to know that he is loved and he has the most beautiful child. and this can all work out for good. it really can. we don't have to keep going down this road of controversy and drama all the time. >> as for palin's claim she was billed for her own vetting expenses, senator mccain's campaign counsel denies that. oprah winfrey asked palin if levi johnston would be invited to thanksgiving dinner. we'll have to tune in monday to find out the answer to that. >>> for a job well done, children often get lollipops an
praised their heroism. >> even as we saw the worst of human nature, we also saw the best of america. we saw soldiers and civilians rushing to the aid of fallen comrades, tearing off bullet riddles clothes to treat the injured, using blouses as tourniquets, taking down the shooter, even as they bore wounds themselves. >> not only that, while major hasan is accused of attacking fellow soldiers, it appears it was fellow soldiers who may have saved his life after he was seriously wounded. >> although the soldiers there knew that there was an alleged shooter and he had possibly shot numerous soldiers that were on scene, they were diligently trying to save his life. i thought that spoke to who we are as soldiers. >> we have much more on this story, including where major hasan is now and an update on the victims. rick leventhal live at fort hood. what is the latest? >> hasan has been moved. he was moved yesterday from here in killeen to the brook army medical center in san antonio where he is under constant guard. he's on tubes and apparently has not yet been able to speak. if he survives his
which led to the deaths of innocent children? and how can america be silenced of such blatant defiance of not only the rule of law but what is considered decent and moral. this resolution is more than about two human rights activists. this is about a totalitarian system which is so afraid of its own population that it resorts to the harsh and brutal measures to conceal the truth about the deaths of innocent school children. this is about the massive human rights abuses, such as the continued percentcutions of tens of thousands of practitioners, an issue addressed in a resolution which i introduced months ago, but which is yet to reach the floor of this chamber. this is about the continued repression of the weeg you are people and engage in truth dealing with them not only in beijing but in the white house here in washington, d.c. this is about speaking truth to power and president obama during his upcoming summit in china putting human rights and religious freedom issues squarely on the table instead of just agreeing to disagree. mr. speaker, at this time, i would like to yield such ti
. >> reporter: bank of america is launching what it calls a credit card clarity campaign. so beginning tomorrow, it's going send out one page summaries to 40 million of its customers and the letter is going to have the following, it's going to include interest rates to pay for what you buy for balance transfers, cash advances, it's also going to have payment information on how to keep your account in good standing. it's going to spell out all of the fees you're likely to pay, annual transaction and late fees. now, all of this coming after a lot of confusion and outrage with card companies hitting consumers are with those exorbitant late fees. they're making all of these changes before the new legal reforms are going to take effect that are going to restrict their ability to make these changes. so you know, they've cut their credit limits, raised interest rates and their fees. some of them are trying to make consumer-friendly changes ahead of the new reform laws that take effect in february. tony that includes bank of america, trying to be more friendly, i think. >> well, yeah. so allison, are t
america today being flown by air line pilots. 70 percent of those are alpa members. we strive every day to deliver safe product. every day on every flight pilots make hundreds of decisions. if those decisions are correct, you don't read about them. you get to your destination and you did not even know. airplanes are mechanical machines. guess what? they break. pilots handle those things. let us talk about when there is an incident or distraction or when pilots make mistakes. what we have developed over the last decade or so are programs called aviation safety action programs. as professionals, what do we do? we don't hide the fact that we made a mistake. we tell our company, which tell the faa -- would tell the authorities and each other so we can identify the mistake. that is the height of being a professional. one who can admit, i'm a human being, and made a mistake, how can i help iran someone else from making that same error. host: laptops, are the tools that could be used in airplanes? there were concerns about the regulations. guest: laptops are being integrated into the cockpit.
weekend. god bless america. host: about 15 more minutes of your calls on who has the bigger influence in washington? constituents or lobbyists? here this headline, the catholic bishops flex their muscles at the opportunities ahead. emboldened by success and inserting restrictive abortion language and to the house healthcare bill, roman catholic bishops said they have found of the model that could provide the latter voice in future policy debates. inside this story, i will turn the page and go little deeper into this story -- they write, churches strategic decisions are significant because with catholics representing 30%, the largest single religious group among members of congress, it can gain access across party lines. while pressuring democratic leaders to adjust to the abortion coverage language earlier this month and the bishops simultaneously contacted republican members and warned them against using procedural tactics to torpedo an amendment. a related story this morning about patrick kennedy. the bishop in rhode island -- this is in "the new york daily news" -- the bishop bent
of america, these negottions will not yield the kind of the nd of results that we are looking r. true, weould have hoped at the unitedtates of america wod have been more ambitious than whait has indicated. >>eporter: india is also one of the wod's largest producers of greenhouse gas issions, but is a relative newcor to an industrialized onomy. saran sa the country has concerns that a climate agreemencould stifle economic develoent. >> for us, climat change is not just a sepate issue, it is intermixed with our developmental, yoknow, issues itself. so how we balance,ou know, the problem of climate changeith the other stresses and strns that the count is going through as is process of social and economic transformaon, we wou hope that there is soe understanding of that challee that we face. >> reporter: mntime, a series of studies releed today in the british medil journal "the lacet" could give another boos to advocates of addrsing climate change. the studies fnd that cutting carbon emissions couldave millis of lives-- mosy by reducg the number of deaths from hearand lung diseases. >> climate ch
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, opening up new opportunities for u.s. workers here in the united states of america which is exactly what is being said to president obama as he meets in korea at this moment with their leadership. with president lee and others. so i think that we need to have our attention in this congress focused on the priorities -- the priorities the american people have. fire fighting is very, very important. but again this measure will pass if not unanimously narrowly unanimously and it will do so and i hope get the resources to ensure that we never have the loss of life like those of captain hall and others. but i know from having spoken to their families, mr. speaker, that they believe that the absolutely essential for us to encourage private sector job creation and economic growth and that's why i'm talking about this priority that needs to be addressed here. now, mr. speaker, i'm going to urge my colleagues to defeat the previous question as we move ahead. why? because the issue of reading legislation is another very, very important one that is before us. there is a bipartisan proposal launched
america is an umbrella society of muslim groups and the society has set up a web site. it's for the hood family fund.com for anyone who would like to donate. and new details tonight about another apparent murder spree. federal investigators are looking into the case of a suspected serial killer in the city of cleveland to try to figure out whether anthony sowell may have been involved in other murders around the world. sowell is a convicted sex offender from cleveland who police say was living with the rotting remains of at least 11 people around his home. the fbi reports it's now reviewing at least three unsolved murders from the late 1980s to see if he may have been involved. it's checking into murders that occurred in places where he lived while serving in the military, including in south carolina, north carolina, camp pendleton in california and oak kin that what you, japan. we have also learned that sowell is facing additional charges. a grand jury indicted him for rape and attempted murder. that's on top of five counts of aggravated murder. he could face life in prison if convicted
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. the president tends to america's relationship with india and hosts its prime minister to a state dinner. it is the first of this administration. >>> and jennifer hudson, well, she's going to be here as well as there. the oscar and grammy winner will sing for the president and guests, but, first, she's going to be here in "the situation room" and she previews one of the songs for us. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports for around the world. you're in "the situation room." >> virtually the entire nation and the world waits to hear on how many more american troops president obama might send to afghanistan. well, today it was the president himself who fueled the fire. he is giving a sense of when he's going to announce that decision, and although his plans are shrouded in secrecy, cnn is getting new information on just how many troops the pentagon is planning for. i want to go straight to our white house correspondent dan lothian. obviously, dan, that's the question that everybody is asking. do we know
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